Sep 14 Tour Progressing Well

The Tour Committee has been hard at work, with lots of progress to report on our September 14 Open Homes Tour. Michele Affronte and Mari Steeno have lined up 8 homes, on Liberty, Van Damme and Issaquah. If you know of other residents on those docks who would be willing... Read more

Katherine Boschetto:  Navigating Life’s Curves

“I should have been born at the beginning of the forties,” Katherine Boschetto says, smiling, when I ask about the black and white photos of dancers on her living room wall at 9 Issaquah. “Everything in my house is vintage, from the 30s, 40s and 50s.” In her bedroom, she... Read more

Life on the Water: Both Sides Now

It’s gone viral around here, so perhaps you’ve seen the New York Times article titled Living on the Water—Houseboats can be a more affordable way to live near a city center. Published on April 26, the article starts by describing how Aislyn Greene and Jeannie Cruz decided to buy a... Read more

Help Available for Replacing Pilings

Broken or unstable pilings can become hazardous for floating home residents and their neighbors. The FHA has become aware that some residents can’t afford to replace damaged pilings, but now the Marin Housing Authority has announced it will finance the replacement of pilings owned by low income floating home owners. Housing... Read more

Bruce Thomas: The Happy East Pier Buddha

Walk along East Pier and you’ll easily locate Bruce Thomas’ boat. The Happy East Pier Buddha collecting coins for Save the Bay marks the entrance. “When I make contributions, I sign them The Happy East Pier Buddha, so that’s how they address their thank you notes to me,” he laughs,... Read more

Anchor-Outs Past and Present

KQED News is airing a report entitled “From Arks to Anchor-Outs: The History of Waterfront Living on Richardson Bay.”  Written and narrated by reporter/producer Ryan Levi, the piece contains interviews with two long-term anchor-outs and local officials. You can read or listen to the report on the KQED website. You... Read more

Resilient Neighborhoods Presentation at May 14 Board Meeting

Tamara Peters, executive director of Resilient Neighborhoods, will give an audio-visual presentation, about her organization, at the beginning of the May 14 FHA Board Meeting. Resilient Neighborhoods offers free workshops to empower people to take action on climate change, lower their bills, strengthen their communities and prepare for emergencies. Last spring,... Read more

Elle Luna: Find & Follow Your Passion

A few months ago, a tiny set of deer antlers on a wall in a meditation drew artist and writer Elle Luna to her boat at 46 Issaquah. That same meditation acquainted her with her guardian angel, Tom, whom she subsequently met in real life. They just got engaged. Her... Read more

Meet Local Authors Apr 27

Book Passage by the Bay  is celebrating Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 27 with a meet-and-greet featuring local authors. From 2:00-4:00 p.m., the Sausalito waterfront bookstore will serve wine plus sweet and savory treats to toast local authors, including Jen Gennari and Frank Ostaseski from Issaquah Dock. Other participating... Read more

Ramp Metering at Gate 6

Sausalito Currents reports that preliminary construction along northbound Highway 101 will begin today, Monday, April 22, as part of a Caltrans project to install ramp metering equipment at 11 locations in Marin County. Ramp closures and detours are likely to begin in early May. Most of the work will be... Read more